Bilbo Baggins, one of the main characters of The Hobbit, he was a hobbit who lived a very peaceful, timid, and sheltered life before he was approached by Thorin and the dwarves. They invited him to go with them on some adventures. He was known as a respectable, humble, and an unadventurous hobbit by others. When Bilbo was approached to go on the adventures, he was reluctant to go at first; however, he wanted and found a new sense of adventure and excitement that he was missing previously in his life. During his early years as a hobbit, he always had a sense of curiosity and was eager to ...view middle of the document...
He gained confidence in himself overtime. He also found himself in life threatening situations through out his adventures. These made him stronger physically as well as mentally. He became more self assured about his abilities as a fighter and adventurer. He changed over time because he learned to fight his fears, became more aggressive and clever. During his adventures, he acquired some treasures, became the ring bearer after finding The Ring of Sauron that brought him invisibility, and gained many friendships.
Bilbo’s life was also prolonged because of the ring; however, he felt like an old hobbit inside his body. He eventually became the oldest hobbit in the history of Middle-earth as well as very wealthy because of his adventures in acquiring the ring. However, he does lose his reputation to the other hobbits in his community when he returns home and he did have to surrender the ring in the end. Other hobbits see him as too adventurous and out of character for a hobbit. He doesn’t really regret going on his adventures and the actions he took. He lived a quiet and peaceful life in the end just like he started out with. He adopts With his adventures, he became more knowledgeable and experienced in life and he became a writer because of it. In the end, he found that he forfeits the respectability from others for experience and wisdom.